Rails2

Riding the Rails (Part II)

(Originally published by MC Press Online in February 2016). In the January 2016 article “Riding The Rails, Part 1“, I introduced you to how a Rails project is created. We ...

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Root2

A (root) Change for the Better (part II)

(Originally published in January 2016 by IBM Systems Magazine). In article “A (root) Change For The Better“, I discussed how to create a “chroot environment”.  In brief summary, chroot is ...

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rails 2

Riding the Rails (Part I)

(Originally published by MC Press Online in January 2016). In the February 2015 article “Trying on a Ruby Ring“, I talked about doing a small Hello World Ruby app and ...

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road

Hitting the Road for IBM i Spring Conferences

There are two things we look forward to in Minnesota every spring:  Melting snow.  IBM i conference season! Spring brings our busiest travel schedule.  With it comes the opportunity to ...

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servers

Front-end your Application Servers with Nginx

(Originally published by MC Press Online in December 2015). In the article “Drivers, Start Your Nginx!”, I discussed how to install the Nginx web server and walked through how to ...

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root2

A (root) Change for the Better

(Originally published by IBM Systems Magazine in December 2015). This past week I was configuring a customer’s machine to be a Git server and ran into an interesting issue. Whenever ...

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driver 770_final_4

Drivers, Start Your Nginx!

(Originally published by MC Press Online in November 2015). “Put on your big boy pants!”, they told me.   “Dig deeper and figure stuff out for yourself!”, they said. Based ...

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point

Securing Your Node.js Application

(Originally published by IBM Systems Magazine in November 2015). In article Community-Developed Dashboard With Node and DB2 the IBM i Dash open source project was introduced.  Since then a handful ...

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watson

IBM Watson, talk to me

(Originally published by MC Press Online in October 2015). What Is IBM Watson? You’ve most likely heard of Watson at this point.  It was the machine used to take on ...

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oslitmis

2015 IBM i Open Source Forum – Presented by Common

Have you explored all you can do with open source on IBM i? If not, now’s your chance! What:  2015 IBM i Open Source Forum – an educational event provided by ...

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